Jingtao Wang

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Computer Science

Research Scientist, Learning Research & Development Center

Research Interests

  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Mobile Interfaces
  • Education/Learning Technology
  • Social Computing
  • Machine Learning and its Applications in HCI

Pham, P. & Wang, J. (2017) Understanding emotional responses to mobile video advertisements via physiological signal sensing and facial expression analysis. Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI '17), pp 67-78. ACM, New York, NY, USA.

Fan, X., Luo, W., Menekse, M., Litman, D. & Wang, J. (2017). Scaling Reflection Prompts in Large Classrooms via Mobile Interfaces and Natural Language Processing. Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI '17), pp363-374. ACM, New York, NY, USA.

Pham, P., Wang, J. (2016). AttentiveVideo: quantifying emotional responses to mobile video advertisements. Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, Tokyo, Japan, 12-16 November (pp. 423-424). New York, NY: ACM.

Xiao, X., Wang, J. (2016). Context and cognitive state triggered interventions for mobile MOOC learning. Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, Tokyo, Japan, 12-16 November (pp. 378-385). New York, NY: ACM.

Pham, P., Wang, J. (2016). Adaptive review for mobile MOOC learning via implicit physiological signal sensing. Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, Tokyo, Japan, 12-16 November (pp. 37-44). New York, NY: ACM.

Pham, P., Wang, J. (2015) AttentiveLearner: Improving Mobile MOOC Learning via Implicit Heart Rate Tracking. Artificial Intelligence in Education, 9112, 367-376.

Han, T., Xiao, X., Shi, L., Canny, J., & Wang, J. (2015). Balancing accuracy and fun: Designing engaging camera based mobile games for implicit heart rate monitoring. Proceedings of ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015), Seoul, Korea, April 18-23, 2015.

Xiao, X., Wang, J. (2015). Towards Attentive, Bi-directional MOOC Learning on Mobile Devices. Proceedings of the 2015 ACM on International Conference on Multimodal Interaction. 163-170.

Han, T., Xiao, X., Shi, L., Canny, J., & Wang, J. (2015). Balancing accuracy and fun: Designing camera based mobile games for implicit heart rate monitoring. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 847-856.

Fan, X., Luo, W., Meneske, M., Litman, D., Wang, J. (2015). CourseMIRROR: Enhancing Large Classroom Instructor-Student Interactions via Mobile Interfaces and Natural Language Processing. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 1473-1478. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2702613.2732853

Fan, X., & Wang, J. (2015). BayesHeart: A probabilistic approach for robust, low-latency heart rate monitoring on camera phones. Proceedings of 20th ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2015), Atlanta, GA, March 29-April, 2015.

Luo, W., Fan, X., Meneske, M., Wang, J., & Litman, D. (2015). Enhancing Instructor-Student and Student-Student Interactions with Mobile Interfaces and Summarization. Proceedings NAACL HLT Companion Volume.

Fan, X., Liu, Y., Cao, N., Hong, J., Wang, J. (2015). MindMiner: A Mixed-Initiative Interface for Interactive Distance Metric Learning. Proceedings of Human- Computer Interaction - INTERACT 2015. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 9297, 611-628.

Han, T., Shi, L., Xiao, X., Canny, J., & Wang, J. (2014). Designing Engaging Camera Based Mobile Games for Implicit Heart Rate Monitoring, In Work-In-Progress of ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2014), Toronto, Canada.

Luo, W., Head, A., Schneider, W., & Wang, J. (2014). e-Chimera: Rapid in-situ mobile experimentation through integrated design, test, and deployment. ACM Transactions ACM 1539-

Xiao, X., Han, T., & Wang, J. (2013). LensGesture: Augmenting Mobile Interactions with Back-of-device Finger Gestures. In Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2013), Sydney, Australia.

Head, A., Xu, Y., & Wang, J. (2013). ToneWars: Connecting Language Learners and Native Speakers through Collaborative Mobile Games, In Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2014), Honolulu, Hawaii.

Xiong, W., Litman, D., Wang, J., Schunn, C. (2012). An Interactive Analytic Tool for Peer Review Exploration. In Proceedings of Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (BEA7 2012), Montreal, Canada.

Thomason, J., Wang, J. (September 2012). Exploring Multi-dimensional Data on Mobile Devices with Single Hand Motion and Orientation Gestures, Demo presented at ACM International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI 2012), San Francisco, CA.

Krebs, D., Conrad, A., Wang, J. (May 2012) Combining Visual Block Programming and Graph Manipulation for Clinical Alert Rule Building. Poster session presented at ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012), Austin, TX.

Krebs, D., Conrad, A., Hauskrecht, M., Wang, J. (October 2011). MARBLS : A Visual Environment for Building Clinical Alert Rules, Poster session presented at ACM symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, Santa Barbra, CA.

Thomason, J., & Wang, J. (2011, March-April). Embodied exploration of large scale multi-dimensional data on mobile devices. Poster session presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Ithaca, New York.

Tian, F., Lv, F., Wang, J., Wang, H., Luo, W., Kam, M., Setlur, V., Dai, G., & Canny, J. (2010). Let's play Chinese characters - Mobile learning approaches via culturally inspired group games. Proceedings of ACM Chi 2010 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 1603-1612.

Wang, J., Zhai, S., & Canny, J. (2010). SHRIMP - Solving collision and out of vocabulary problems in mobile predictive input with motion gesture. Proceedings of ACM Chi 2010 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 15-24.

Wang, J., Soroker, D., & Narayanaswami, C. (2009). Event Maps: A Collaborative Calendaring System for Navigating Large-Scale Events. (Technical Report #RC24971).

LRDC Research Scientist and Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Jingtao Wang has been awarded the Microsoft Azure for Research Award for building and deploying intelligent mobile learning systems in large scale from 2017 to 2018.

April 2017

LRDC Research Scientist and Assistant Professor in Computer Science, Jingtao Wang, and his student Xiang Xiao's paper "Understanding and Detecting Divided Attention in Mobile MOOC Learning" has been selected by the CHI 2017 program committee as part of the official press release by ACM CHI 2017 on AttentiveLearner.

February 2017

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Jingtao Wang received funds from Byte Dance Telecommunications to promote and facilitate ongoing research in Wang's lab on the deep understanding of mobile users' intention and emotion via rich sensors.

January 2016

A list of recent LRDC award recipients is on page 18 of the August 28 issue of the University Times. Einat Heyd-Metzuyanim, Melissa Libertus, Diane Litman, Charles Perfetti, Christian Schunn, Natasha Tokowicz, Tessa Warren, and Jingtao Wang were all mentioned.

August 2014

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Jingtao Wang has been invited by Google to visit their Android team in Mountain View, California this summer to continue his research on "innovative sensor- based interaction on mobile devices."

June 2014

Jingtao Wang was awarded the Hewlett International Grant for 2013- 2014.

2014

Innovation in Education Award from Provost's Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence (ACIE)

2011

University of Pittsburgh

CHI 2010 Best Paper Honorable Mention

UC Berkeley Regents' Fellowship, 2003

IBM Research Annual Excellent Performance, 2001

IBM CRL Leadership Communications Award, 2001

IBM Research Invention Achievement First Plateau Award, 2001

IBM Long Term Performance Plan (Stock Option) Award, 2001

IBM Research Annual Excellent Performance, 2000

IBM Long Term Performance Plan (Stock Option) Award, 2000

IBM Research Invention Achievement First Patent Application Award, 1999

Excellent Teaching Assistant Award, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 1997

First Class Aristek Fellowship, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 1996

National System Analyst Certificate on Computer Software by the State Council of China, 1996

National Senior Software Engineer Certificate by the State Council of China, 1995